LIFE STYLE CHANGES
- Instituting therapeutic lifestyle changes decreases an individual’s chances of developing heart problems and decreases the risk of worsening of heart problems in those who already have it.
- Regular consumption of fruits and vegetables can decrease an individual’s chances of developing heart problems by 30%.
- Physical activity reduces the number of small-dense LDL particles, which are an important cause of heart problems in Indians.
- Life style modification plays an important role in raising HDL-C.